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Today's word are:
- Intense, typically intermittent pain along the course of a nerve, esp. in the head or face.
ORIGIN: From Greek neuron, "nerve" + algos, "pain".
adjective ( -blier , -bliest )
- Tending to move unsteadily from side to side : The car had a wobbly wheel.
- (of a person or their legs) weak and unsteady from illness, tiredness, or anxiety.
- (of a person, action or state) uncertain, wavering, or insecure : The evening gets off to a wobbly start.
- (of a speaker, singer, or voice) having a tendency to move out of tone or slightly vary in pitch.
- (of a line or handwriting) not straight or regular; shaky.
ORIGIN: Unknown, First Known Use: 1914.